b. 20 Dec 1935, Benefit’s Camp, Kentucky, USA. Required grew up in Tomahawk, Kentucky. In 1954 he enlisted in america Air Drive and continuing to serve for a few a decade. After departing the armed forces in the middle-60s, he considered music for the career, choosing to execute bluegrass. Recording right away from the 70s, he became extremely popular with bluegrass viewers. Among the rings Required led over time were the Rock Mountain Boys as well as the Wheeling Lawn. In the first 80s, he documented with Hype Busby, Al Jones and Paul Keller. In the middle-00s, he occasionally teamed up with various other touring bluegrass veterans, notably Carolina Rose and Jones, at displays in Kentucky and additional Midwestern states, plus they have also made an appearance within the Cumberland Highlanders’ tv program. Most widely known of Required’s songs, documented single and with Jones, is definitely ‘Letters HAVEN’T ANY Hands’, which is definitely frequently reissued on compilations of bluegrass classics. He also documented ‘The Long Dark Veil’, John D. Loudermilk’s ‘Blue Teach (FROM THE Heartbreak Collection)’ and, with Keller, ‘Mac pc’s Jack port’ and ‘Lonesome For You’. Required has also considered composing fiction, his book, The Lawless Path West, being truly a teenage rites of passing tale set after and during the Civil Battle.